Pacer My Nay Nay and trotter Is A Pearl FR were the winners of the $12,600 features on the chilly Thursday afternoon card at Harrah’s
My Nay Nay, a freshman daughter of Captaintreacherous–Well Street Flashy trained by Brett Pelling for owner Thaddeus Weir, now has two wins and a photo second to her credit since coming to Philly from Lexington after her 1:54.2 victory on Thursday. David Miller moved the two-year-old to the lead after the quarter and remained firmly in control of the opposition, winning by 4-3/4 lengths over pocket sitter Icarus Falls N.
As you might guess from her breeding, Is A Pearl FR has travelled even further to get to Philly – this was her first
On Thursday there were two principal ways to get to the Philly winner’s circle – have the last name of Miller, or be the pacesetter in your race. Besides Andy and Julie in the trotting feature, Hall of Famer David Miller won four times including his pacing feature victory, and Andy and Julie’s nephew Marcus won three times. Horses setting the tempo were successful eleven times on the fourteen race card.
The 14-year-old Christian Cullen gelding Mr Hasani N finished second in his 306th and final career start, then was honoured with winner’s circle ceremonies later in the card. Mr Hasani N came to the
This was the final Thursday card of the year at Harrah’s
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